Andhra Praedsh HC orders ward volunteers to deposit mobiles
AMARAVATI: Andhra Pradesh High Court ordered the ward volunteers to deposit the mobiles given by the government at an officer nominated by the municipal office of respective urban local bodies. The High Court on Friday heard the petition filed by SEC and made some changes to the single judge orders suspending the State Election Commissioner Nimmagadda Ramesh Kumar's imposed restrictions over ward volunteers asking them to not use the mobile phones till the end of the polls.
After hearings, the High Court ordered the ward volunteers to deposit the official mobile phones at an officer assigned by Municipal commissioners. A division bench of the High Court also said that the volunteers can use the mobile phones whenever necessary but under the supervision of a designated officer.